Tag Archives: Cyberwarfare

12May/17

British hospital workers were warned of ‘ransomware’ threat

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (REUTERS) – Hospitals across England were being forced to divert emergency cases on Friday (May 12) after suffering a suspected national cyber attack.
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26Apr/17

The schoolchildren trained in cyber warfare

A new generation of school-aged cyber defenders have competed in a cyber security championship organised by defence giant Northrop Grumman, as the industry looks to youth to fill a worrying skills gap. Rosanna Philpott reports. Continue reading

09Dec/16

Obama orders review of cyber attacks on U.S. elections

The White House says President Obama has ordered intelligence agencies to review cyber attacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election. Continue reading

01Nov/16
Security, Computer security, Cybercrime, National security, Cyberwarfare, Hammond, National Security Council, National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace, Politics, Country: Russia, Country: United Kingdom

UK says will retaliate against growing threat from cyber-attacks

British Chancellor Philip Hammond hints at threats from Russia as he unveils a new five-year cyber security strategy.

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30Aug/16

Russian hackers breached voter databases in Arizona and Illinois

The FBI has uncovered evidence that hackers breached two state voter databases in June and July.
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02Dec/15

China dismisses claims of being behind Australian cyber attack

Beijing dismisses claims of being behind a major cyber-attack on the Australian government, and says both China and the U.S. have “frank and constructive” attitudes on the issue of cyber security.

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17Nov/15

Britain develops cyber attack powers to take on IS

British Finance Minister George Osborne says Islamic State militants trying to plot potentially deadly cyber attacks.
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10Nov/15

Cybersecurity survey shows corporate defences still far behind data threats

A cybersecurity survey shows 88 percent of global organisations don’t believe their information defences fully meet their needs, although many still aren’t willing to spend the money needed to improve them.

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07Nov/15

U.S. and UK to test financial cyber-security later this month

The United States and Britain will test later this month how its regulators would respond if their financial sectors suffered a major cyber-attack or broader IT problems.

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